Food Hall, Co-Working Space Set for Colorful Milwaukee Junction Building in $16 Million Project

Office and co-working space and a food hall are slated for a building in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction neighborhood best known for its colorful mural on its western wall.

Construction on the $16 million project to redevelop the building sometimes referred to as the Bleeding Rainbow building, is expected to be done by the end of the year, according to a news release by Detroit-based developer The Platform LLC, which is active in Detroit neighborhoods and along the Grand Boulevard corridor.

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Gilbert Snags Properties in Capitol Park, East Riverfront

A Capitol Park building that went up for sale last summer was purchased late last year by Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock, according to Crain’s. O’Connor Real Estate listed the six-story Herman and Ben Marks Furs Building for $4,300,000 in June. It’s one of the last buildings that will be renovated in Capitol Park, which has completely transformed over the past six years. Crain’s reports that the building sold for $3.85 million.

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Wayne State Partners with Microsoft to Help Make Students Employable in High-Demand Jobs

New Microsoft-built tools, software and coursework ideas are coming to Wayne State through a partnership with the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant. The public university based in Midtown Detroit is among 10-12 institutions Microsoft expects to participate in a pilot program. Wayne States is among the first to officially join.

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Six Key Factors To Consider When Planning This Year’s Real Estate Goals

Real estate is an industry that is always in a state of flux. As such, it is imperative that entrepreneurs keep up to date with current best practices, market shifts, cutting-edge technologies and new opportunities. These factors can significantly impact a business’ success, especially as the new year begins.

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A Winter Festival lands outside of Michigan Central Station

The Michigan Central Station Winter Festival will run from January 18-27, to coincide with the auto show. Ford will have a 3D light show cast on the building three times an hour to show the past, present, and future of the iconic building. A large tent will be set up with vendor and activities, including a selection of artifacts recovered from the building. Food trucks and drink options will also be on hand.

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